Legal Career Resources
Law Clerk Information System (“FLCIS”)
judicial clerk applicants may search a national database of federal
law clerk vacancies by visiting the FLCIS website. This reliable resource
compiles information supplied directly by the individual office of each
federal judge. Job seekers can locate positions for federal district
and appellate courts, and bankruptcy, international trade, claims, and
magistrate courts. Each job listing contains the following information:
contact person; court’s address; dates for interviews; position
dates; and requirements for submitting applications.
Legal Careers at Martindale.com
employment resource allows searchers to view job postings via the “Find
a Job” section. Powered by law.com and updated daily, this site
is a free service for job candidates. In the Lawyer Locator section,
users can locate additional information about prospective employers.
There is also career advice on resumes, interviews, and job seeking
strategies, along with Vault Insider Reports on major law firms.
Periscope profiles the 300 largest U.S. law firms using the extensive
information provided from the firms’ individual websites. This
site helps job seekers to efficiently locate a law firm, find contact
information, investigate the firm and its attorneys and clients, evaluate
its practice expertise, as well as retrieve online newsletters and other
publications. Users need only search this one site to retrieve an overview
of each firm in a condensed format. There may be links to the individual
firms’ recruiting page, firm history, press releases, etc. The
Advanced Search feature allows retrieval of profiles of firms matching
selected criteria. The Attorney Search feature retrieves biographies
on the over 100,000 lawyers employed at these firms.
Findlaw’s Career Center
Select the type of legal position desired, such as attorney or judicial
clerk position, narrow the search by location, perhaps select a practice
area, and researchers will retrieve a listing of available positions
meeting the specific criteria. Additionally, there is also an employer
directory, legal recruiter directory, salary charts, and a career management
Weekly provides a web-based jobs board. The positions posted cover the
states of Alaska, Colorado, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri,
New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Carolina,
Virginia, and Washington and the District of Columbia. The job postings
note a “date posted” and display according to job category
selected, i.e., attorneys.